Michael Jordan to take trademark case to China's highest court
Michael Jordan to take trademark case to China's highest court

Michael Jordan will take a trademark dispute with a Chinese sports firm to China`s supreme court, lawyers for the basketball star said on Friday, escalating one of several cases accusing local firms of illegally imitating global brands.

Boxer Floyd Mayweather set to shatter sportsman's annual pay record
Boxer Floyd Mayweather set to shatter sportsman's annual pay record

Floyd Mayweather's fight against Manny Pacquiao on May 2 will help make the American boxer's 2015 earnings shatter the all-time record for a sportsman's annual pay, Forbes.com has said.

Tim Finchem says PGA Tour will prosper without Tiger Woods
Tim Finchem says PGA Tour will prosper without Tiger Woods

PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem says Tiger Woods` legacy is on solid ground and the sport will continue to prosper even after the 14-time major winner eventually steps away for good.

Russell Westbrook explodes for fourth straight triple double
Russell Westbrook explodes for fourth straight triple double

Russell Westbrook finished with 49 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists and became the first player since Michael Jordan with four straight triple doubles as Oklahoma City beat Philadelphia 123-118 in overtime.

Kobe Bryant has torn rotator cuff, say LA Lakers
Kobe Bryant has torn rotator cuff, say LA Lakers

The struggling Los Angeles Lakers got more bad news on Thursday when an MRI exam revealed superstar Kobe Bryant`s right shoulder injury is a torn rotator cuff.

My body could not take more training: Mario Bartoli
My body could not take more training: Mario Bartoli

She sprang a surprise by retiring from tennis after winning the 2013 Wimbledon women's singles title and France's Marion Bartoli on Thursday said she took the decision as she was unable to endure the physically tough training process that makes a champion.

Michael Jordan`s game-worn shoes fetch $33,000
Michael Jordan`s game-worn shoes fetch $33,000

A pair of sneakers worn by Michael Jordan when he played basketball at the University of North Carolina sold for $33,387 on Thursday, US media reported.

Pacers trounce Kobe Bryant`s listless Lakers
Pacers trounce Kobe Bryant`s listless Lakers

It didn`t take long for the Los Angeles Lakers to come down from their high of watching Kobe Bryant pass Michael Jordan for third place on the all-time NBA scoring list.

Kobe Bryant passes Michael Jordan for third on all-time scoring list
Kobe Bryant passes Michael Jordan for third on all-time scoring list

Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant passed NBA icon Michael Jordan on Sunday for third on the league`s all-time scoring list.

Kobe Bryant falls short of passing Michael Jordan in Lakers win
Kobe Bryant falls short of passing Michael Jordan in Lakers win

Sometime between Ed Davis` phantom basket and his short jumper that rattled around the rim and out, Kobe Bryant realized this wasn`t going to be his milestone night.

Kobe Bryant scores 32 as Lakers hold off Kings
Kobe Bryant scores 32 as Lakers hold off Kings

Kobe Bryant, closing in on Michael Jordan for third on the NBA`s all-time scoring list, scored 32 points on Tuesday to help the Los Angeles lakers to a 98-95 NBA victory over Sacramento.

Kobe Bryant says Michael Jordan's scoring mark not on his mind
Kobe Bryant says Michael Jordan's scoring mark not on his mind

Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant, closing in on Michael Jordan for third on the NBA`s all-time scoring list, insists he isn`t fueled by a desire to surpass the league icon.

LA Lakers beat Hawks as Kobe Bryant hits career milestone
LA Lakers beat Hawks as Kobe Bryant hits career milestone

Kobe Bryant scored 28 points and passed the 32,000-point mark for his NBA career Tuesday to spark the Los Angeles Lakers over the host Atlanta Hawks 114-109.

Five key dates in North Korea`s sports politics
Five key dates in North Korea`s sports politics

North Korea`s victories at the Asian Games are a new example of how sport, politics and diplomacy are often mixed in dealings with Pyongyang, and by the isolated state`s propaganda machine.

Yankees pay tribute to retiring captain Derek Jeter
Yankees pay tribute to retiring captain Derek Jeter

 The New York Yankees paid tribute to retiring captain Derek Jeter in a pre-game ceremony Sunday that looked back on the star shortstop`s 20-year Major League Baseball career.

Aging Tiger adapts to cope with injury, young foes

Tiger Woods has followed the example of basketball star Michael Jordan and adapted his golf game while aging, youthful overpowering long drives now replaced by other skills and strategy.

Charlotte team rebranded from Bobcats to Hornets

Charlotte`s NBA team officially rebranded itself as the Hornets on Tuesday, dropping the Bobcats nickname the North Carolina-based club had carried since its inception in 2004.

Michael Jordan say he was racist in new book

Basketball Hall of Famer Michael Jordan says in a new book that he considered himself a racist growing up.

Rockets fall to Blazers in Game 2

The Houston Rockets lost to the Portland Trail Blazers 105-112 at the Toyota Center, their second loss in the first-round NBA playoff series.

Kevin Durant`s scoring streak stops at 41 games

Kevin Durant`s historic scoring streak came to a halt Tuesday as the Oklahoma City Thunder toppled the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday 107-92.